Alkmaar

Visit Alkmaar for the first time and you will never forget it. You will always be drawn back to this gem of a town located only 30 minutes from Amsterdam and 15 minutes from the North Sea Beach. Strolling past the listed buildings, canals, shops, museums and terraces, you'll be amazed at the beauty of the old town centre.

Alkmaar is obviously famous as a cheese town: for centuries the world-famous cheese market has been held here on Friday mornings from April to September. A real North Holland tradition that brings a great deal of activity and cheerfulness. Visitors from across the globe come here to view the spectacle. The colourful hats of the cheese bearers, the hand clap of the cheese traders and the vibrant surrounding market make a visit to the Alkmaar cheese market the perfect day out.

 

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Emergency repair the Stolperbasculebrug

23-5-2019 16:00:52

Schedule WaakSaam will carry out the work from Friday May 31st at 7 pm to Monday June 3rd at 5 am at the latest. To complete the work as quickly as possible and to reduce traffic disruption, work is carried out 24 hours a day.

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Extra repair work Koopvaardersschutsluis in June

23-5-2019 16:03:29

Schedule: From the 19th till 21 June 2019 work will be carried out on the lock between 9 p.m. and 7 a.m. If this work is delayed, we will use the rfollowing nights of 24 and 25 June.

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